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List of famous investors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top investors in the world? This includes the most prominent investors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable investors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic investors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned investors.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known investors to the lesser known investors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the investor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous investors ever?" and "What are the names of famous investors?" then you're in the right place. (313 items)

Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Investors
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television ...more

Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Investors
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and ...more

Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Investors
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio ...more

Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Investors
William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates originally established his reputation as the ...more

Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Investors
Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player. He is also an entrepreneur, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte ...more

Warren Buffett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Investors
Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder ...more

50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Investors
Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur investor and actor from New York City. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the ...more

George Soros is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Investors
George Soros is a Hungarian-born American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bank of ...more

Howard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Investors
Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business tycoon, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist. During his lifetime, he was one of the wealthiest people ...more

Richard Branson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Investors
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. At the age of sixteen his ...more

Larry Ellison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Investors
Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison is an American programmer, internet entrepreneur, adventurer, businessman and philanthropist. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the software company ...more

Nelly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Investors
Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr., better known by his stage name, Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri. Nelly embarked ...more

Paul Allen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Investors
Paul Gardner Allen is an American philanthropist, investor and innovator, best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation alongside Bill Gates. As of January 2015, he was estimated to be ...more

Mark Cuban is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Investors
Mark Cuban is an American businessman, investor, and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. He is also ...more

Elon Musk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Investors
Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born, Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and ...more

Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Investors
Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the ...more

Harvey Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Investors
Harvey Weinstein, CBE is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, ...more

Master P is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Investors
Percy Robert Miller known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, author, filmmaker, record producer, philanthropist. He ...more

John Maynard Keynes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Investors
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB, FBA, was a British economist whose ideas have fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and informed the economic ...more

George Steinbrenner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Investors
George Michael Steinbrenner III was an American businessman who was the principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. During Steinbrenner's 37-year ownership ...more

T.I. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Investors
Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage name T.I., is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He signed his first major label record deal in 1999, with Arista Records ...more

Lakshmi Mittal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Investors
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal; is an Indian steel magnate, based in the United Kingdom. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. Mittal owns 38% of ...more

Al-Waleed bin Talal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Investors
Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud is a Saudi business magnate and investor. He is a member of the Saudi royal family. Waleed was listed as one of Time magazine's Time 100, an annual list ...more

T. Boone Pickens, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Investors
Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr., known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator ...more

Harold C Simmons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Investors
Harold Clark Simmons was an American businessman and billionaire whose banking expertise helped him develop the acquisition concept known as the leveraged buyout to acquire various corporations. ...more

Ronald Perelman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Investors
Mr. Perelman is the founder of MacAndrews Forbes Holdings Inc. and its sole owner. He began his career as an investor and financier in 1978 with the purchase of a stake in retail jewelry store ...more

Li Ka-shing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Investors
Sir Ka-shing Li, GBM, KBE, JP is a Hong Kong business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as of 16 April 2014 he is the richest person in Asia, ...more

Jim Cramer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Investors
James J. "Jim" Cramer is an American television personality, former hedge fund manager, and best-selling author. Cramer is the host of CNBC's Mad Money and a co-founder and chairman of ...more

Carl Icahn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Investors
Carl Celian Icahn is an American businessman, activist shareholder, and investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified holding company.

Julian Robertson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Investors
Julian H. Robertson Jr. KNZM is an American former hedge fund manager. Now retired, Robertson invests directly in other hedge funds, most run by former employees of Robertson's defunct hedge ...more

Reid Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Investors
Reid Garrett Hoffman is an American internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a business-oriented social network used primarily ...more

Alisher Usmanov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Investors
Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov is an Uzbek-born Russian business magnate. According to January 2015 Forbes website data, the oligarch Usmanov is Russia's richest man, with a fortune estimated at ...more

Mikhail Prokhorov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Investors
Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov is a Russian billionaire, politician, and owner of the American basketball team the Brooklyn Nets. After graduating from the Moscow Finance Institute, he worked in ...more

Roman Abramovich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Investors
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich is a Russian businessman, investor and politician. He is the main owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC. He is best known outside Russia as the owner ...more

Bernard Baruch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Investors
Bernard Mannes Baruch was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. ...more

Prince Andrew, Duke of York is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Investors
Prince Andrew, Duke of York KG GCVO CD ADC, is the second son and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of his birth, he was second in the line of ...more

Daniel Snyder is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Investors
Daniel M. Snyder is a film producer.

Jim Breyer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Investors
Jim Breyer has been responsible for Accel Partner's investments in over twenty-five companies that have completed public offerings or successful mergers. Jim is currently on the Board of ...more

Jim Bob Duggar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Investors
James Robert "Jim Bob" Duggar is an American real estate agent, politician, and television personality on the reality series 19 Kids and Counting. He is a former state legislator who ...more

Alexei Mordashov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Investors
Alexey Mordashov in Cherepovets, Vologda Oblast. He is a Russian business oligarch and billionaire. He is the main shareholder and the CEO of Severstal, a large Russian conglomerate with ...more

Marc Andreessen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Investors
Marc Lowell Andreessen is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is best known as coauthor of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; as cofounder of Netscape ...more

Stephen A. Schwarzman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Investors
Stephen Allen Schwarzman is an American business magnate and financier. He is the chairman and CEO of the Blackstone Group, a global private equity and financial advisory firm he established in ...more

Henry Kravis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Investors
Henry R. Kravis is an American businessman. He is the co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm with $94.3 billion in assets as of December 31, 2013. He has an ...more

Wayne Rogers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Investors
William Wayne McMillan Rogers III is an American film and television actor, best known for playing the role of "Trapper John" McIntyre in the CBS television series, M*A*S*H. He is a ...more

Oleg Deripaska is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Investors
Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska is the Russian Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Basic Element company, President of En+ Group and United Company RUSAL, the largest aluminium company in the ...more

Peter Thiel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Investors
Peter Andreas Thiel is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager. Thiel co-founded PayPal with Max Levchin and Elon Musk and served as its CEO. He also co-founded ...more

Ram Shriram is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Investors
Ram Shriram started Sherpalo in January, 2000, with the goal of applying his wealth of operating and company building experience to promising early stage ventures. As a technology industry ...more

Fred Wilson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Investors
Fred Wilson is a New York City-based venture capitalist and blogger. Wilson is the co-founder of Union Square Ventures, a New York City-based venture capital firm with investments in Web 2.0 ...more

Red McCombs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Investors
Billy Joe "Red" McCombs is the billionaire founder of the Red McCombs Automotive Group in San Antonio, Texas, a co-founder of Clear Channel Communications, Chairman of Constellis ...more

Michael Moritz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Investors
Sir Michael Jonathan Moritz KBE is a Welsh venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, a former member of the board of directors of Google,a ...more